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Gweneth’s Shabby Chic Safari Nursery


This nursery was designed in collaboration with my then pregnant client and my now close friend.  She wanted to do something girly but in the blue family.  I think we definitely achieved that.

Design Inspiration

We both fell in love with the wallpaper and wanted to make it the focal point of the room.  My client had also recently travelled to Africa (pre-pregnancy) and wanted a touch of a "safari" theme.  Hence the large giraffe and the zebra inspired window treatments.  We also framed and hung up some of her photography from the trip.

Decorating Style

I definitely lean towards all things modern.  However, my biggest influence is always the client's decorating style.

Project Details

Crib: Restoration Hardware Baby

Glider: Monte Design

Wallpaper: Osborne and Little, Designers Guild, Almaviva Teal, Arabella, P497‐06

Paint Color:  Benjamin Moore - Bird's Egg

Window Treatments:  Pindler & Pindler, Sahara, Natural

Dresser & Mirror: Vintage

Rug: Pottery Barn

Chandelier: Gift from Grandma

Favorite Items

For sure the wallpaper!


Go with your instincts.  Take risks.  Trust your designer ;)

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I need help locating where i can purchase this wallpaper?

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Thursday 5th of March 2015

Love the wallpaper and drapes. Gorgeous furniture and the Giraffe is inspired. Thanks for sharing.

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